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Our country and the world are facing a pandemic unlike any of us have seen before. People
over the age of 60 and those with compromised immune systems are among the highest-risk
populations COVID-19 is impacting. While grandparents are being advised to isolate themselves
physically from grandchildren, it is nearly impossible for older caregivers to distance themselves
from the children they are raising. You are on the front line for your family every day. Today’s
challenges are making it much tougher to care for them. It’s important to stay calm and do
everything you can to stay healthy, informed and connected. Here are a few suggestions.
Finding Factual, Up to Date Information

This fact sheet provides information for grandfamilies to stay healthy, informed and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET > COVID-19-Fact-Sheet